Ooredoo signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s second-largest mobile operator MegaFon at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. This will allow both telcos to explore possible future collaboration and expertise sharing in providing ICT services at major sporting events.

Read more: Ooredoo signs MoU in preparation of FIFA World Cup 2022

In the telecoms industry, the COVID-19 pandemic generated a huge demand for bandwidth and reliable services as large numbers of people started working from home. Service providers have had to meet changing bandwidth requirements as people adjusted to working, schooling, socialising and consuming digital media remotely in locations not previously considered. In many cases this has had an acceleration effect on digital transformation initiatives.

Read more: stc activates innovation in collaboration with Red Hat

As part of the official delegation from Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani, chief executive officer at Ooredoo Qatar, joined a panel discussion on the importance of innovation in telecommunications at the prestigious St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Russia.
Read more: Ooredoo Qatar CEO joins prestigious SPIEF 2021 panel, shares expertise and insights

According to an umlaut report, Zain KSA has achieved the best 5G network and data performance in Riyadh. It has the strongest 5G coverage in Riyadh, with at least 27% more than its competitors, with Zain KSA users achieving the highest data stream download and upload speeds and shortest YouTube start time with excellent resolution.

Read more: Zain KSA achieves best 5G coverage, data performance in Riyadh

Ooredoo marks another milestone in its quest for quality and performance excellence as it achieved the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management recertification. The globally recognized certification is awarded only to companies that demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet statutory and regulatory requirements while enhancing customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system.

Read more: Ooredoo’s excellent quality, performance bring ISO 9001:2015 recertification

Huawei and stc Bahrain signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a state-of-the-art content delivery network (CDN) ecosystem. This will allow service providers in various sectors such as advertising, e-commerce, media and entertainment, as well as online gaming to store their content securely with enhanced availability and performance.

Read more: Huawei, stc Bahrain join hands to deliver advanced CDN services

Zain Bahrain, the leading mobile broadband network operator in the Kingdom, has become the first network operator to provide enhanced mobile and broadband network connectivity to Khalifa city, the second-largest housing project in Bahrain. Located in the Southern Governorate, it is home to approximately 6,000 residential units.

Read more: Zain Bahrain brings high-speed connectivity to Khalifa City

The Global Partnership for Ethiopia, an international consortium composed of Vodafone Group, Vodacom Group, Safaricom, Sumitomo Corporation, the UK CDC Group, the US Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and supported by 75 local companies, just won a new telecommunications license in Ethiopia.

Read more: Vodafone Group consortium wins Ethiopia’s sole telecom license

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